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News and Speeches for Department of Transport and Public Works

Minister Madikizela is concerned that AARTO is unworkable in its current format

19 August 2019

On Tuesday 13 August 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Act into law. Read More

Fifty-two (52) new traffic officers set to make Western Cape roads safer

16 August 2019

Fifty-two newly qualified traffic officers are looking forward to making Western Cape Roads safer. Read More

Minister Madikizela condemns attacks on trucks

12 August 2019

The Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Bonginkosi Madikizela strongly condemns the attacks on truck drivers across the province. Read More

Minister Madikizela to attend traffic officer graduation

7 August 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday 08 August 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela will join the Traffic Training and Development  Directorate during the graduation ceremony of 52 Traffic Officers Read More

Remedial works on Franschhoek Pass about to begin

6 August 2019

For safety reasons, Franschhoek Pass had to be closed after a rockfall on 22 June 2019. Following a geotechnical investigation into the extent and nature of the damage, contractors have been appointed to do rock barring and other necessary remedial... Read More

Transport Ministers visit George in bid to resolve Go George challenges

1 August 2019

Today, Thursday 01 August 2019, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Bonginkosi Madikizela together with Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula will visit George in a bid to resolve the impasse facing the Read More

It's safe to say: speed kills

1 August 2019

Speeding drivers risk killing themselves and are a danger to other road users. Read More

Provincial Participatory Education Techniques (PET) competition

31 July 2019

On Saturday, 27 July 2019, seven schools competed against each other in the provincial leg of the Participatory Educational Techniques (PET) competition. Read More

State of the Province Address Debate Speech by Bonginkosi Madikizela

23 July 2019

Speech by Bonginkosi Madikizela, Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Roadworks update: N7 between Bosmansdam and Melkbosstrand

17 July 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with two roadworks projects spanning 16 km of the N7: one between the Bosmansdam and Potsdam (Sanddown) interchanges (6.4 km); and the other between th Read More

Somerset West provincial traffic centre leads successful operation

12 July 2019

Two people were arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and being in possession of fraudulent documents at an integrated roadblock at the Somerset West weighbridge on 10 July 2019. Read More

Seweweekspoort flood damage repairs progressing well

11 July 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) is making good progress with flood damage repairs to road structures in Seweweekspoort. Read More

Opening of the R102 between Tergniet and Fraaiuitsig

9 July 2019

A section of the R102 that has been under construction between Tergniet and Fraaiuitsig near Little Brak River is now open to traffic. Read More

Construction of new pedestrian bridge at Somerset West

5 July 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) has started the construction of a pedestrian bridge on the N2 at Garden Village, Somerset West, just before the intersection with De Beers Avenue. Read More

Help us to create booze-free roads this July

1 July 2019

Traffic officers of the Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) and other law enforcement agencies will be doing their best to keep our roads safe this July. Read More

Franschhoek Pass remains closed until further notice

1 July 2019

For safety reasons, Franschhoek Pass had to be closed after a rockfall on 22 June 2019. A geotechnical investigation is underway to determine the extent and nature of the damage. Only once the report on this assessment has been received will it be... Read More

EPWP early childhood development graduation ceremony

28 June 2019

It is internationally recognised that actively supporting the development of children in their early years is the one of the best investments a country can make. Read More

Repairs at Knysna High School Hostel

27 June 2019

The Department of Transport and Public Works has started refurbishing the Knysna High School boarding hostel which was damaged by fire in June 2017. Read More

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